WORLD TRADE CENTER

OFFICE

1 World Trade Center (Tower 1)
LOCATION: Manhattan, New York City, NY MASTER PLAN ARCHITECT: Studio Daniel Libeskind – 2002 ARCHITECT: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (S.O.M.) Architects EXECUTIVE ARCHITECT: Adamson Associates Architects (5-storey below grade parking only) TECHNICAL DESIGN LEADERSHIP: Michael Poitras, Partner-in-Charge, Adamson CLIENT: Port Authority of New York & New Jersey & Silverstein Properties
STATISTICS:
  • No. of storeys: 104
  • Total floor area: 3,501,274 ft2 (325,279 m2)
  • Total height: 1,776 ft (541 m)
MATERIALS:
  • Curtain wall
  • Special tempered blast-resistant plastic (base of building)
GENERAL PROGRAM:
  • Office
  • Retail at base
LEED: Gold
COST: $3.9 billion
COMPLETION: July 2013
2 World Trade Center (Tower 2)
LOCATION: Manhattan, New York City, NY ARCHITECT: Foster and Partners (New design by Bjarke Ingels Group – BIG) EXECUTIVE ARCHITECT: Adamson Associates Architects TECHNICAL DESIGN LEADERSHIP: Michael Poitras, Partner-in-Charge, Adamson CLIENT: Port Authority of New York & New Jersey & Silverstein Properties
STATISTICS:
  • No. of storeys: 81
  • Total floor area: 2,800,000 ft2 (260,129 m2)
  • Total height: 1,340 ft (410 m)
MATERIALS:
  • Curtain wall
GENERAL PROGRAM:
  • Office
  • Retail at base
LEED: Gold
COST: $2.6 billion
COMPLETION: Presently on hold (Estimated completion 2020)
3 World Trade Center (Tower 3)
LOCATION: Manhattan, New York City, NY ARCHITECT: Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners EXECUTIVE ARCHITECT: Adamson Associates Architects TECHNICAL DESIGN LEADERSHIP: Michael Poitras, Partner-in-Charge, Adamson CLIENT: Port Authority of New York & New Jersey & Silverstein Properties
STATISTICS:
  • No. of storeys: 80
  • Total floor area: 2,000,000 ft2 (185,806 m2)
  • Total height: 1,079 ft (329 m)
MATERIALS:
  • Curtain wall
  • Exposed structural steel framing on façades
GENERAL PROGRAM:
  • Office
  • Retail at base
LEED: Gold
COST: $2.75 billion
COMPLETION: 2018
4 World Trade Center (Tower 4)
LOCATION: Manhattan, New York City, NY ARCHITECT: Fumihiko Maki EXECUTIVE ARCHITECT: Adamson Associates Architects TECHNICAL DESIGN LEADERSHIP: Michael Poitras, Partner-in-Charge, Adamson CLIENT: Port Authority of New York & New Jersey & Silverstein Properties
STATISTICS:
  • No. of storeys: 74
  • Total floor area: 2,500,005 ft2 (232,258 m2)
  • Total height: 978 ft (298 m)
MATERIALS:
  • Curtain wall
GENERAL PROGRAM:
  • Office
  • Retail at base
LEED: Gold
COST: $1.67 billion
COMPLETION: 2013
National September 11 Museum
LOCATION: Manhattan, New York City, NY ARCHITECT: Snøhetta EXECUTIVE ARCHITECT: Adamson Associates Architects TECHNICAL DESIGN LEADERSHIP: Michael Poitras, Partner-in-Charge, Adamson CLIENT: National 9/11 Memorial
STATISTICS:
  • No. of storeys: 2 + 2 below grade
  • Total floor area: 53,000 ft2 (4,924 m2)
MATERIALS:
  • Curtain wall
  • Steel
  • Concrete
  • Wood ceilings
  • Drywall ceilings
GENERAL PROGRAM:
  • Historical exhibition
  • Memorial exhibition
  • Foundation hall
  • Restaurant
  • Public washrooms
  • Administration space
  • Storage
  • Loading docks
LEED: Gold
COST: $700 million
COMPLETION: 2014
National September 11 Memorial *
LOCATION: Manhattan, New York City, NY ARCHITECT: Michael Arad LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Peter Walker CLIENT: National 9/11 Memorial
STATISTICS:
  • Two one-acre (4,047 m2) pools complete with water falls based on the footprints of the destroyed Twin Towers
  • Six-acre (24,281 m2) site planted with over 400 white oak trees
MATERIALS:
  • Polished & honed black granite
  • Concrete terraces
  • 2,983 victims’ names inscribed in 76 bronze plates attached to the pools
GENERAL PROGRAM:
  • Memorial fountains & landscaped plaza
COST: $530 million
COMPLETION: 2011
World Trade Center Station (PATH) *
LOCATION: Manhattan, New York City, NY ARCHITECT: Santiago Calatrava CLIENT: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
STATISTICS:
  • Serving more than 13,929,547 passengers/year
  • 4 island platforms
  • 6 tracks
  • 11 connections
MATERIALS:
  • Steel (painted white)
  • Curtain wall
  • Concrete
  • Stone floors
GENERAL PROGRAM:
  • Train station
  • Bus station
  • Public concourses
  • PATH train connection (subway)
  • Retail
  • Administration space
  • Public washrooms
  • Ticket machines
COST: $3.74 billion
COMPLETION: 2016